Global Leaks exposes Sharan Burrow and ITUC ; reveals tempted Demonization of big corporations by Sharan

These are uncertain times for global businesses. Built over years of sacrifices, possibly even on the basis of exploitation of workers in some cases, they find themselves under intense scrutiny today. With hundreds of thousands of workers in their collective employment, involvement of the International Trade Union Confederation, and by extension general secretary Sharan Burrow,… Read More

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Quite a few NGOs sell their code of ethics to gain funds. They are turning into spin masters

In May 2014, UK-based ‘Guardian’ published a mouth-watering piece on how NGOs shift goal posts to ensure they don’t suffer shortage of funds. The article talked about the existence of ‘Briefcase NGOs’: Non-Governmental Organisations that are dictated by the mandate of international funding. The article pointed out how a Kenya-based NGO, Médecins Sans Frontières, and… Read More

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Russian Senators Propose Ban of 12 Foreign NGOs, Reining In Civil Society

In what experts see as Moscow’s latest bid to rein in civil society, Russian senators released a list Wednesday of 12 foreign NGOs whose work they believe poses a threat to national security, and who should thus be declared “undesirable” and prohibited from operating in the country. The Federation Council — Russia’s upper house of parliament — compiled a so-called “patriotic stop-list,” consisting of seven American organizations, two Ukrainian diaspora groups, two… Read More

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Expensive activist hoax is the new PR tactic. Greenpeace employed it against Shell and look what has happened

This is not breaking news, but it still raises so many questions. Anglo-Dutch company, Shell, will no longer drill for oil into the Alaskan Arctic. Well played, Greenpeace. There was reportedly huge hydrocarbon prospect in the far north region, but Shell had not accounted for Greenpeace and its brethren. Discarded for its motivated campaigns by… Read More

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The story of ITUC’s suspected unholy alliance with PR firm EMC to bring down FIFA’s Sepp Blatter

by NGO Watchdog staff  Friday 1 January 2016   Dan Hodges, a former Labour Party and GMB trade union official, put the true essence of modern-day’s trade unions succinctly in one of his blogs published in a leading UK Daily: “The trade unions are not casting themselves as experts in the world of work. They’re casting… Read More

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